Hockey players join blood drive
For the first time ever, Western Hockey League rivals Red Deer Rebels and Lethbridge Hurricanes take the battle from the ice to the clinic to see who can bring in the most blood donations in February.
As of Feb. 14, the Rebels have 91 blood donations while the Hurricanes have 93.
With the halfway mark of the campaign reached, residents in Red Deer are being asked to turn up the heat and show support for their home team by donating blood on behalf of the Rebels, to show Lethbridge which city has the most dedicated fans.
People have the chance to win a Rebels Prize Pack consisting of an autographed 2012-13 Rebels jersey, a four-pack of tickets to an upcoming home game and Rebels and Canadian Blood Services swag.
Call 1-888-2-DONATE or visit blood.ca to book appointment.
Clinic hours are Mondays from 3 to 7 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s also open on Family Day, Monday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Red Deer blood services location is at is Bay 5, 5020 68th St.